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Posted byon July 19, 2011 at 2:45 PM EDT
In response to the President's call for the United States to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world, the White House is convening a series of forums to harness the best practices, creativity, and innovation of urban entrepreneurs from across the country.
Posted byon July 11, 2011 at 12:28 PM EDT
Melody Barnes, the President's Domestic Policy Adviser and Director of the Domestic Policy Council, launches an initiative that strengthens partnerships between local governments, neighborhood schools, community colleges, and local businesses to help revitalize the American economy.
Posted byon July 8, 2011 at 7:15 PM EDT
Comprehensive immigration reform is in our national interest and making it possible starts with changing the conversation by sharing stories. Secretary Hilda L. Solis shares her experience from a roundtable in LA.
Posted byon July 7, 2011 at 10:38 AM EDT
The President answers your questions on jobs and the economy at the first-ever Twitter Town Hall at the White House.
Posted byon July 1, 2011 at 5:00 PM EDT
The annual Essence Music Festival begins today and officials from around the Obama Administration will be there to discuss federal programs and how they affect the African-American community.
Posted byon June 30, 2011 at 4:12 PM EDT
DOT Assistant Secretary Polly Trottenberg meets with groups in Los Gatos, California and discusses a wide range of issues affecting their communities.
Posted byon June 15, 2011 at 6:04 PM EDT
Ivye L. Allen, President/CEO of the Foundation for the Mid South, stresses the need to invest in people and strategies that promote racial, social, and economic equity in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
Posted byon June 2, 2011 at 3:57 PM EDT
Sargent Michael MacLeod writes about the efforts of Operation Homelink, a non-profit that provides computers and web cams to the families of deployed soldiers, to provide computer equipment to soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg who were affected by the devasting tornados that hit the region.
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin Will Headline White House Faith-Based Conference in New OrleansPosted byon June 2, 2011 at 1:04 PM EDT
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin will join the Obama Administration’s interactive “Connecting Communities for the Common Good” conference series as it makes its way around the country.
Posted byon May 25, 2011 at 9:14 AM EDT
On the 50th anniversary of one of the most memorable “grand challenge” declarations in history—President Kennedy’s call for a commitment of “landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to Earth”—OSTP's Tom Kalil takes time out to thank today's engineering students for devoting their lives to finding solutions to 21st century grand challenges.